Tags » Pythagoras
We’ve probably all heard of Pythagoras. In junior high the Pythagorean theorem is a mainstay of math class.
676 more words
For a right-angled triangle, the square of the length of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the remaining two sides.
( BEING CONTINUED FROM 8/10/16)
MANY also of the political actions of his followers are praised. For it is reported that the Crotonians being once impelled to make sumptuous funerals and interments, some one of them said to the people, that he had heard Pythagoras when he was discoursing about divine natures observe, that the 0lympian Gods attended to the dispositions of those that sacrificed, and not to the multitude of the sacrifices; but that; on the contrary, the terrestrial Gods, as being allotted the government of things less important, rejoiced in banquets and lamentations, and farther still, in continual libations, in delicacies, and in celebrating funerals with great expense. 965 more words